Press Forward, the Vermont-based media agency focused on outdoor sport, sustainability, natural foods and adventure travel, has named Kathryn Flagg as a partner. Flagg serves as Press Forward’s PR Director, overseeing the process for pitching and managing clients.

“Katie was Press Forward’s first employee and has been instrumental in its growth into a real, multi-disciplinary agency,” described Press Forward founder Andrew Gardner. “She’s been completely indispensable in growing and evolving the business and I’m proud to welcome her as a partner.”

Based in Middlebury, Vermont, Press Forward supports communications on behalf of 17 brands. Press Forward offers an multi-channel approach to brand outreach that includes strong editorial relationships, social media strategy and media buying efforts.

“I thoroughly enjoy the work we do at Press Forward, and am excited about the opportunity to both partner with incredible clients from around the world and to help those clients grow with our agency in this place that I love,” Flagg described.

Prior to Press Forward, Flagg was a staff writer for Seven Days, Vermont’s alternative weekly newspaper. A fellow in Environmental Journalism from Middlebury College, Flagg’s work has appeared in Orion Magazine and on Wyoming Public Radio.

About Press Forward

Press Forward connects with the active lifestyle market through public relations, media buying, and thoughtful content creation. To learn more about Press Forward work and clients, visit


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